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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Google Kubernetes Engine skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Google Kubernetes Engine over the 6 months to 10 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 713 800 755
Rank change year-on-year +87 -45 +326
Permanent jobs citing Google Kubernetes Engine 587 208 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.18% 0.051%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.77% 0.42% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 44 118 28
10th Percentile £60,750 £46,250 £50,625
25th Percentile £71,500 £58,750 £57,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £80,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% - +3.23%
75th Percentile £104,375 £96,250 £97,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £120,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £71,375 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.08% +54.32% -22.92%

Google Kubernetes Engine is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 76,437 49,517 24,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.95% 43.36% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 39,035 35,493 19,877
10th Percentile £33,580 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Google Kubernetes Engine
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Google Kubernetes Engine as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Google Kubernetes Engine in the UK

Google Kubernetes Engine
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Google Kubernetes Engine.

Salary trend for Google Kubernetes Engine in the UK

Google Kubernetes Engine
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Google Kubernetes Engine over the 6 months to 10 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Google Kubernetes Engine in the UK

Google Kubernetes Engine
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Google Kubernetes Engine within the UK over the 6 months to 10 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England +64 522 £90,000 +12.50% 20
London +30 460 £87,500 +9.38% 10
Work from Home -167 128 £80,000 - 15
UK excluding London -52 57 £75,000 +5.08% 12
South East -36 26 - - 1
East of England -48 11 £105,000 - 3
North of England -60 8 £105,000 +36.99% 3
South West -30 6 £65,000 - 1
Midlands -51 6 £70,000 +7.90% 2
North West -57 6 £110,000 +43.51% 2
East Midlands -19 4 £70,000 -3.11%
Yorkshire -34 2 £85,000 - 1
West Midlands -52 2 - - 2
Scotland - 1 £75,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 10 August 2022, IT jobs citing Google Kubernetes Engine also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Google Kubernetes Engine.

1 547 (93.19%) Kubernetes
2 546 (93.02%) GCP
3 463 (78.88%) Python
4 395 (67.29%) Java
5 383 (65.25%) Google
6 379 (64.57%) Containerisation
7 367 (62.52%) DevOps
8 308 (52.47%) Agile
9 306 (52.13%) Finance
10 304 (51.79%) Azure
11 287 (48.89%) SQL
12 284 (48.38%) Microservices
13 280 (47.70%) Mentoring
14 276 (47.02%) AWS
15 267 (45.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 266 (45.32%) BigQuery
17 262 (44.63%) CI/CD
18 239 (40.72%) JavaScript
19 238 (40.55%) Software Engineering
20 231 (39.35%) Docker
21 228 (38.84%) Event-Driven
22 225 (38.33%) Terraform
23 205 (34.92%) Algorithms
24 202 (34.41%) Jenkins
25 191 (32.54%) Relational Database
26 188 (32.03%) Git (software)
27 187 (31.86%) Kafka
28 184 (31.35%) Cloud Functions
29 183 (31.18%) Serverless
30 177 (30.15%) Apache

Google Kubernetes Engine
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 177 (30.15%) Apache
2 64 (10.90%) Apache Airflow
2 64 (10.90%) Apache Spark
3 49 (8.35%) Apache Pulsar
4 8 (1.36%) nginx
5 6 (1.02%) Confluence
6 5 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.51%) Ethereum
8 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.34%) Traefik
10 1 (0.17%) Site Server
Applications
1 4 (0.68%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 546 (93.02%) GCP
2 304 (51.79%) Azure
3 276 (47.02%) AWS
4 184 (31.35%) Cloud Functions
5 183 (31.18%) Serverless
6 164 (27.94%) Google App Engine
7 158 (26.92%) Google Compute Engine
8 156 (26.58%) Dialogflow
9 136 (23.17%) Azure AKS
10 86 (14.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 82 (13.97%) Snowflake
12 78 (13.29%) Amazon Kinesis
13 47 (8.01%) Vertex AI
14 45 (7.67%) Cloud Composer
14 45 (7.67%) Firebase
14 45 (7.67%) GitHub
15 40 (6.81%) Amazon EKS
16 39 (6.64%) npm
17 37 (6.30%) Cloud Run
18 34 (5.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 114 (19.42%) Firewall
2 103 (17.55%) Network Security
3 44 (7.50%) HTTP
4 22 (3.75%) Internet
5 21 (3.58%) SSL
6 12 (2.04%) VPN
7 6 (1.02%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 4 (0.68%) AMQP
8 4 (0.68%) DHCP
8 4 (0.68%) DNS
8 4 (0.68%) VLAN
9 2 (0.34%) Calico
10 1 (0.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (45.32%) BigQuery
2 191 (32.54%) Relational Database
3 156 (26.58%) Cloud Spanner
4 135 (23.00%) NoSQL
5 98 (16.70%) MongoDB
6 85 (14.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 80 (13.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 65 (11.07%) Big Data
9 60 (10.22%) Hadoop
10 55 (9.37%) HBase
11 51 (8.69%) Amazon Athena
12 50 (8.52%) Bigtable
13 49 (8.35%) DynamoDB
13 49 (8.35%) Flink
13 49 (8.35%) Impala
13 49 (8.35%) Presto
13 49 (8.35%) Sqoop
14 39 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
15 30 (5.11%) CouchDB
16 26 (4.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 202 (34.41%) Jenkins
2 188 (32.03%) Git (software)
3 123 (20.95%) Maven
4 32 (5.45%) Spinnaker
5 31 (5.28%) CircleCI
6 26 (4.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (4.43%) JIRA
7 17 (2.90%) GitLab
8 14 (2.39%) Gradle
8 14 (2.39%) MSBuild
8 14 (2.39%) SonarQube
8 14 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (2.21%) Bower
10 12 (2.04%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (1.53%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.02%) IBM UrbanCode
14 4 (0.68%) Selenium
15 2 (0.34%) ProC
15 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 306 (52.13%) Finance
2 267 (45.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 155 (26.41%) Manufacturing
4 150 (25.55%) Banking
5 139 (23.68%) Retail
6 57 (9.71%) Games
7 43 (7.33%) Social Skills
8 19 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (2.56%) Financial Institution
10 14 (2.39%) Agriculture
10 14 (2.39%) Marketing
11 6 (1.02%) Advertising
11 6 (1.02%) Legal
12 4 (0.68%) Automotive
13 3 (0.51%) Public Sector
14 2 (0.34%) Law
15 1 (0.17%) Presentation Skills
15 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 244 (41.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 172 (29.30%) GCP Engineer
3 111 (18.91%) Engineering Manager
4 93 (15.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 78 (13.29%) Senior Manager
6 63 (10.73%) Developer
7 51 (8.69%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 40 (6.81%) Architect
9 37 (6.30%) Big Data Manager
10 36 (6.13%) Senior DevOps
10 36 (6.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 23 (3.92%) Lead Cloud Engineer
12 21 (3.58%) Associate Engineer
13 20 (3.41%) DevOps Manager
14 19 (3.24%) Cloud Architect
15 17 (2.90%) Azure Architect
15 17 (2.90%) Backend Developer
16 16 (2.73%) Lead DevOps
16 16 (2.73%) Lead DevOps Engineer
17 15 (2.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (31.86%) Kafka
2 156 (26.58%) Apache Beam
3 62 (10.56%) React
4 60 (10.22%) REST
5 49 (8.35%) Apache NiFi
6 47 (8.01%) Node.js
7 41 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
8 33 (5.62%) AngularJS
9 30 (5.11%) Spring
10 25 (4.26%) gRPC
10 25 (4.26%) OAuth
11 22 (3.75%) Web Services
12 20 (3.41%) CSS
12 20 (3.41%) JWT
12 20 (3.41%) RESTful
13 19 (3.24%) Spring Boot
14 17 (2.90%) HTML
15 16 (2.73%) Django
16 14 (2.39%) Flask
17 13 (2.21%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 205 (34.92%) Algorithms
2 165 (28.11%) Cloud Native
3 157 (26.75%) Data Structures
4 155 (26.41%) Legacy Applications
4 155 (26.41%) Life Science
5 58 (9.88%) Hackathon
6 50 (8.52%) Blog
7 40 (6.81%) Public Cloud
8 23 (3.92%) User Experience
9 20 (3.41%) FMCG
9 20 (3.41%) Mobile App
10 19 (3.24%) Educational Technology
11 15 (2.56%) Data Fabric
11 15 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (2.39%) Renewable Energy
13 13 (2.21%) Blockchain
13 13 (2.21%) Online Banking
14 9 (1.53%) Virtual Team
15 7 (1.19%) Clustering
16 6 (1.02%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.10%) Linux
2 17 (2.90%) Unix
3 14 (2.39%) Windows
4 10 (1.70%) Mac OS X
5 9 (1.53%) Alpine Linux
6 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) SUSE
7 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (64.57%) Containerisation
2 367 (62.52%) DevOps
3 308 (52.47%) Agile
4 284 (48.38%) Microservices
5 280 (47.70%) Mentoring
6 262 (44.63%) CI/CD
7 238 (40.55%) Software Engineering
8 228 (38.84%) Event-Driven
9 167 (28.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 165 (28.11%) Coaching
10 165 (28.11%) Infrastructure as Code
11 156 (26.58%) Conversational UI
12 155 (26.41%) Innovative Thinking
13 150 (25.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 141 (24.02%) Data Science
15 123 (20.95%) Thought Leadership
16 114 (19.42%) Configuration Management
17 111 (18.91%) Analytics
17 111 (18.91%) Network Virtualisation
18 109 (18.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 463 (78.88%) Python
2 395 (67.29%) Java
3 287 (48.89%) SQL
4 239 (40.72%) JavaScript
5 158 (26.92%) Bash
6 136 (23.17%) Groovy
7 105 (17.89%) Go
8 78 (13.29%) R
9 64 (10.90%) Scala
10 34 (5.79%) PowerShell
11 25 (4.26%) TypeScript
12 15 (2.56%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.87%) C#
14 10 (1.70%) AspectJ
15 7 (1.19%) Ruby
16 2 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (2.73%) Degree
2 14 (2.39%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.17%) CISSP
4 1 (0.17%) OSCP
4 1 (0.17%) RHCE
4 1 (0.17%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.17%) SANS
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.58%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) GDPR
2 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.85%) NIST
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 231 (39.35%) Docker
2 102 (17.38%) Virtual Machines
3 49 (8.35%) Apache Flume
4 16 (2.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.85%) Varnish
6 5 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.68%) NFS
7 4 (0.68%) vSphere
8 2 (0.34%) Ceph
8 2 (0.34%) flannel
8 2 (0.34%) Gluster
8 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.34%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 547 (93.19%) Kubernetes
2 225 (38.33%) Terraform
3 154 (26.24%) Ansible
4 116 (19.76%) Opscode Chef
5 102 (17.38%) Puppet
6 49 (8.35%) Oozie
7 26 (4.43%) Grafana
8 17 (2.90%) Prometheus
9 15 (2.56%) Istio
10 7 (1.19%) HAProxy
10 7 (1.19%) Podman
11 5 (0.85%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.68%) Knative
13 2 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.34%) linkerd
13 2 (0.34%) Packer
13 2 (0.34%) Rancher
14 1 (0.17%) Consul
14 1 (0.17%) Galera Cluster
14 1 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 383 (65.25%) Google
2 51 (8.69%) Cloudera
3 24 (4.09%) Facebook
4 15 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 14 (2.39%) AppDynamics
5 14 (2.39%) Checkmarx
5 14 (2.39%) IBM
5 14 (2.39%) New Relic
5 14 (2.39%) Veracode
6 12 (2.04%) Oracle
7 11 (1.87%) VMware
8 10 (1.70%) Cadence
9 9 (1.53%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.02%) Teradata
11 5 (0.85%) Ab Initio
12 4 (0.68%) Sun
12 4 (0.68%) Twitter
13 3 (0.51%) F5
14 2 (0.34%) EMC
14 2 (0.34%) Virgin Media